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English - Diné (Navajo) Dictionary:  E

English → Diné:   [ A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z ]
Diné → English:   [ A B Ch, Ch D, Dl, Dz E G, Gh H, Hw I J K, K, Kw L, { M N O S, Sh T, T, Tl, Ts, Ts W X Y Z, Zh ]
[ Colors Day and Night Days of the Week Human Body Kinship Months of the Year Numbers Time ]


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each other (helping for)
ah7[k1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eagles (small), February.   February (small eagles) is meant to mean that this is the month of the "Birth of Eaglets".
Ats1 Biy11zh Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ear
ajaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ear ache
ajaayi hodiniih
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earrings
jaat[00l Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ears (his/her)
bijaa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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ears (the one with)
jaaii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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east, sunrise
haaaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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East of Center (Sacred Mountain)
Ch0ol97 , Nit[iz Dzil , Nt[iz Dzil
Sacred Mountain East of Center is known as Gobernador Knob (Ch0ol97).   It is lesser known as Hard Goods Mountain (Nt[iz Dzil or Nit[iz Dzil).   Gobernador Knob was created in the Fourth World of Navajo mythology.
Ch0ol97 47 Nit[iz Dzil 1t4.  (Gobernador Knob is Hard Goods Mountain.)
Ch0ol97 47 Nt[iz Dzil 1t4.  (Gobernador Knob is Hard Goods Mountain.)
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eat (he will)
adooy88[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eat (I will)
adeesh99[ Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eaten (that which is)
daad1n7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eating (he is)
ay3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eating (I am)
ash3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eating is done
ad3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , daad3 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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edible greens, vegetables
chil daad1n7g77 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , chil [eeyi ]dahadleeh7g77
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eggs
ay55zhii Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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elder [man], older man
hastiin Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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elders [men], older men
hast07 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
S1anii d00 hast07 chiy11n b11j7l44hgo yaa1h44h n7zin [eh.  (Women and men elders are thankful when one prepares meals/food for them.)
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electricity, lightning
atsinilt[ish Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Atsinilt[ish 47 naha[tingo h0l=.  (There is lightning when it rains.)
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else (or), if not that
47 doodago Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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else (who), who, which
h17 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h17 l1 a[d0 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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enclosure (in the interior of an), in there, inside, within [an enclosed space or area]
1k0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , h0ne , w0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , w0ne4 , g0ne Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , g0ne4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
h0ne , w0ne  Literally: h0–, w0– (forms adverbs) + –ne (behind, inside)
Shizh44 w0ne dah sid1.  (My father is sitting inside.)
W0ne4 (W0ne) doo haz32 da.  (There is no room inside.)
kin g0ne  (inside the house)
ajaayi g0ne  (inside the ear)
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end (bottom), buttocks, butt, rear end
at[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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end (rear), buttocks, butt, bottom end
at[aa Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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end (the one at the), at the last
ak4edi Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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endearment (a term of), to express affection
h1shinee
Shim1 h1shinee shi[ n7i [eh.  (My mother usually uses term of endearment too.)
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enough, besides it, alongside it, proportionate to it, near him
b7ighah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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enough, satisfaction;   inside him
hwiih Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hwiih sil99.  (He became satisfied.) or (He had plenty.) or (He had enough.)
Sheesdz33 shin1ghahd66 sh1 n4ininihgo shi[ hwiih.  (I'm satisfied with the back-rubbing my wife gave me.)
Doo l1 d0 shi[ hwiih da.  (Boy that feels good [hot shower, scratching one's itchy back, etc.].)
Bizh44 h0l0n7 bee hwiih s4l99.  (I got enough beer.)
Bizh44 h0l0n7 t00 ahay07 yishdl33 ]t44 shi[ y7hwiih.  (I drank a lot of beer and I got enough of it.)
Hwiih yi[kaaz l1.  (He caught cold.)
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establish, build
haid7sin
Azh44 47 hooghan ba1[ch7n7 haid7sin.  (A father establishes a home for his children.)
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ethnic group or clan, people (same race or group)
dine4 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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evening, sunset, sundown
eeaah Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , i773 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
eeaah has a secondary difinition of “west”.   Look for it under west.
I773d33 47 Hozdohd66 n1niikai.  (We came home from Phoenix at sunset.)
I7732go daiid33.  (In the evening we ate supper.)
Sh7 tsx98[go hooghang00 n11shd1a[ doo t1adoo eeaah7 h11l1 i7732go 47 chaha[hee[ hodoolee[ d00 shichid7 bin11 1din.  (I'm in a hurry to get back home because it gets dark after sundown and my car has no lights.)
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event occurs
bi[ n1hootaah
Nah00haidi azhish bi[ n1hootaah.  (A dance takes place at the fair.)
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ever, then, and then [at that time], only then
7nda Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , 7nd7da Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Chizh ahid77n7[kaalgo 7nda yah ahid77jih.  (When you have chopped the wood [then] carry it inside.)
N7la t11s7n7gizgo 7nda ad77y99[.  (You will eat only after youve washed your hands.)
Ad33d33 7nda chid7 naana7 nis4[b33z.  (Yesterday was the first time that I ever drove a tractor.)
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examination (to make an), to patrol, to make an inspection, to go on reconnaissance
haass77d
B1 ndeiilnish7g77 ad33d33 n7y1ago ha77sid.  (The man we work for came yesterday and made an inspection.)
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examined (he is being)
bidin7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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exceedingly, remarkably, very
ay0igo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ay0o Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , ay0ogo Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Ch44hjiy11n 47 tsin bineest2 1t4ego ay0o [ikan.  (Watermelon is a fruit that is very good to the taste.)
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exercise (to)
hatah 1zhd7lz47
Hatah 1zhd7lz47go 47 hats77s bidziil.  (One's body is strong when one exercises.)
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exists (it)
h0l= Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
Hak47 h0l=-go y11t44h.  (It is good to have relatives.)
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existence (it has come into)
hazl99 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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expense (at his), from him
bits33d66 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona. , bits33d00 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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expensive, value, valueable, precious
7l9 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
D77 ts4 ay0o 7l9.  (This stone is very valuable (expensive).)
Doot[izhii kad ay0o da7l9 hazl99.  (Turquoise has become very expensive now.)
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expensive (to be too), to be very expensive, to be too high in price, to be very high in price
doo chohoo99g00 7l9
Kad gohw44h doo chohoo99g00 da7l9.  (Coffee is too high in price now.)
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expensive (to be very), to be too expensive, to be too high in price, to be very high in price
doo chohoo99g00 7l9
Kad gohw44h doo chohoo99g00 da7l9.  (Coffee is too high in price now.)
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express affection (to), a term of endearment
h1shinee
Shim1 h1shinee shi[ n7i [eh.  (My mother usually uses term of endearment too.)
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extends (it), a slender stiff object, it sticks out
deez1 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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extends (the mountain)
dzi[ n71 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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extends up (it), it sticks up, it stands [tree, pole, etc.]
771 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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extinct (has become);   he/she died;   nothing, none;   zero
1din Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eye
an11 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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eye ache, eye pain
an11 diniih
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eye pain, eye ache
an11 diniih
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eyes (his/her)
bin11 Voice of Lynette Willie from Cove, Arizona.
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